He was a colonel with sway over the entire 171st Air Wing. Federal prosecutors say Col. Gerard Mangis used it to enrich himself, allegedly conspiring with a co-defendant to defraud the Air Force of more than $200,000.
Family, friends and the community paid their final respects today to a fallen U.S. Airman from Kennedy Township who was killed earlier this month in a helicopter crash on the English Coast.
Gov. Tom Corbett was in town Friday morning to try and save the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township.
Eric Shaw is from Pittsburgh, but his duty station with the Air Force is Colorado Springs — mere miles from the gargantuan Waldo Canyon fire.
The 911th Airlift Wing and 171st Air Refueling Wing have been given new life – at least for now.
Air Force Secretary Michael Donley came to the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township at the request of U.S. Senator Bob Casey who urged him to tour the base which has been ordered to shut down.
Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Pittsburgh included more than just politicking. He also caught some of Saturday’s NCAA Tournament action at CONSOL Energy Center. But earlier in the day, he met with Sen. Bob Casey who is among the lawmakers fighting the planned closure of the 911th Airlift Wing.
The decision to close the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township has engendered bipartisan criticism from local officials, but what about the Commander in Chief?
The battle over the proposed closure of the 911th Airlift Wing and downsizing of the 171st Air Refueling Wing is heating up.
The future of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township looks bleak. It appears federal officials are not changing their stance about closing the base, which means the Pennsylvania Air Guard Refueling Wing is also expected to lose a number of jobs.
Senator Bob Casey was in Pittsburgh Friday afternoon, meeting privately with officials at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township. The base is slated to be closed, but Casey says the Air Force has some misplaced priorities.
There’s an air of sadness in Moon Township after the Air Force announced plans to close the 911th Airlift Wing in the next two years.
Members of a church in Brighton Heights have one more reason to celebrate this holiday season. A visitor showed up at their Sunday morning service this weekend and it was a welcome surprise for a congregation missing their assistant pastor.
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On Thursday, Captain Clark’s remains passed through Pittsburgh International Airport before reaching his final resting place in his hometown of Emporium, Pa. Personnel from the 911th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command participated in the dignified transfer.